Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:11:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bicycle wall mount rack (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-wall-mount-rack-3D-printing/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:54:18 PDT
Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Carbon-Fibre-Bamboo-Bicycle-From-Scratc/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:30:23 PDT
Quick release bicycle rear rack bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-bicycle-rear-rack-bag/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:10:16 PDT
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with wasted materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-DIY-leather-bicycle-grips-wit/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:47:44 PDT
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) http://www.instructables.com/id/SILENCE-those-rattling-V-Brakes-ninja-style/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:33:27 PDT
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid I know what you are thinking - "Geez, another bicycle trailer?" There are a bunch of great bike trailers on Instructables, I know because I studied (here's the COLLECTION I created). I studied because I've been wanting to build one for years. As luck would have it, I just traded a bulky office part...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
Restoring vintage tandem bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-vintage-tandem-bicycle/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:03:26 PDT
Adaptive Tricycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Tricycle/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 15:45:09 PDT
Multi Bike Parking http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Bike-Parking/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 00:45:30 PDT
Bed Liner Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Liner-Bike-Frame/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 21:02:37 PDT
Relive your childhood with your first bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Live-your-childhood-with-your-first-bicycle/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:57:37 PDT
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-trailer-for-heavy-cargo/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:53:27 PDT
Cheap bike rack for a pickup truck bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-bike-rack-for-a-pickup-truck-bed/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:19:28 PDT
6-Pack Bike Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Pack-Bike-Holder/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:06:52 PDT
Triangle Wheel Reflectors - Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangle-Wheel-Reflectors/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:44 PDT
Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
Playmobile bicycle valve caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Playmobile-bicycle-valve-caps/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:15:57 PDT
Bike Repair Wood Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bike-Repair-Stand/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:55:19 PDT
Custom Padded Bicycle Seat Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Padded-Bicycle-Seat-Cover/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:20:38 PDT
Revolution - Bike Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-Bike-Stamp/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:37:54 PDT
DIY Leather Wrapped Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Leather-Wrapped-Bar/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:28:24 PDT
EASY Bike Seatpost Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Bike-Seatpost-Mount/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 05:49:35 PDT
130 MPG BICYCLE http://www.instructables.com/id/130-MPG-BICYCLE/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 01:07:27 PDT
Bike better with an LED cadence meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-better-with-an-LED-cadence-meter/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:45:46 PDT
Jogging stroller / bike trailer hack / conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Jogging-stroller-bike-trailer-hack-conversion/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:07:02 PDT
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-bike-lights-to-LED-conversion/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 05:19:48 PDT
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/CyGlow-Bike-Lights-Workshop/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:33:37 PDT
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Barefoot-Friendly-Bike-Pedals/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT
Buying used bikes for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Buying-used-bikes-for-beginners/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 10:28:25 PST
Refurbishing an Old Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-an-Old-Bicycle/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:20:45 PDT
Bike Cleaning and Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Cleaning-and-Maintenance/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SMALL.jpg JustinKirkpatrick There is a lot of maintenance for any bike. Fortunately most of it is pretty easy and if you keep up with it you can keep your ride clean and riding smooth. This is a collection of helpful instructables that any bike owner can use for the upkeep of their bike. Make sure to check out my instructable ...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:18:39 PDT
My Carbon frame flop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Carbon-frame-flop/
My Carbon frame flop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SMALL.jpg alecvanwyk37 There are great success stories on this site, It's the first place I go to get started on a project for some tips and interesting ideas. I thought why not have a failure story on here too......A few years ago I decided to make my own Carbon bicycle frame using things around the house, This is how ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:04:51 PDT
Custom Reupholstered Bicycle Saddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Reupholstered-Bicycle-Saddle/
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By: Mark Christian Bolick SUTURE

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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:04:57 PDT
DIY Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Balance-Bike/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:26:10 PDT
DIY Bicycle Paint Job http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Paint-Job/
DIY Bicycle Paint Job - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/4VAI/HW1M9M99/FJW4VAIHW1M9M99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/4VAI/HW1M9M99/FJW4VAIHW1M9M99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/4VAI/HW1M9M99/FJW4VAIHW1M9M99.SMALL.jpg BikeHacker This is a fun and useful weekend project that you can do with your kids or friends! Please vote!!! :) Get an ugly bike. Remove the rear wheel. Remove the fork. Prep fork. Paint the fork, frame, and chain guard. Put everything back together. DONE!!!
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 07:05:46 PDT
biga, the bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/biga-the-bike-trailer/
biga, the bike trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi In support of a bicycle workshop I have decided with my friends to build a trailer to carry the tools around the city.We were not skilled in welding iron frames, but that didn't stop us, and with some advice we succeeded in building a nice, strong, and effective trailer, which remembers me an ancien...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 11:28:33 PDT
Electric Trike w/Air Suspension http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Trike-wAir-Suspension/
Electric Trike w/Air Suspension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/ZOJP/HVS1F58B/FP5ZOJPHVS1F58B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/ZOJP/HVS1F58B/FP5ZOJPHVS1F58B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/ZOJP/HVS1F58B/FP5ZOJPHVS1F58B.SMALL.jpg blvdminss This build was inspired by my love of going to car shows. I really enjoy going to the larger outdoor car shows/swap meets, but hate all the walking, not to mention having to carry all the cool stuff you pickup during the stroll. So, I started looking for a cool little ride that I could zip around th...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:47:34 PDT
Very Cheap Bike Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Cheap-Bike-Wall-Mount/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 07:11:39 PDT
Walnut Wood (triathlon) Bicycle Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-built-a-walnut-triathlon-bicycle-frame/
Walnut Wood (triathlon) Bicycle Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VEV2/HVKM91FG/F26VEV2HVKM91FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VEV2/HVKM91FG/F26VEV2HVKM91FG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VEV2/HVKM91FG/F26VEV2HVKM91FG.SMALL.jpg JMYilla As an income-less college student, it can be difficult to get into the sport of triathlon. Swimming and running are fairly cheap sports, but outfitting a bicycle that is competitive can be daunting. I bought a road bike from a bike swap for $600 a couple years ago, but it wasn't great for triathlo...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 20:16:12 PDT
Bicycle Wheel Spoke Art with Drinking Straws. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Wheel-Spoke-Art-with-Drinking-Straws/
Bicycle Wheel Spoke Art with Drinking Straws. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/51EY/HV9HO4CO/FOT51EYHV9HO4CO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/51EY/HV9HO4CO/FOT51EYHV9HO4CO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/51EY/HV9HO4CO/FOT51EYHV9HO4CO.SMALL.jpg Snotflower Show your bike some Summer love and decorate your spokes with drinking straws.You will need: Wheels with spokes- preferably attached to a bike.Drinking straws.Scissors. Plan your Pattern. Here is my extremely slick and mean looking GT. I am giving it a bit of summer colour.My wheels have 36 spoke...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 08:37:31 PDT
Drift Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Drift-Scooter/
Drift Scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/9GNA/HU0GUMPC/F7P9GNAHU0GUMPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/9GNA/HU0GUMPC/F7P9GNAHU0GUMPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/9GNA/HU0GUMPC/F7P9GNAHU0GUMPC.SMALL.jpg mpiazza32 A three wheeled speed machine, half bicycle half wood and pvc.  the drift Scooter is a unique First step! Obtain a BMX bike Materials: A bike 3/4 Inch thick piece of wood 1 1/2 Inch thick piece of wood Nuts and bolts 1/2 inch PVC pipe Hose Tie 4 Inch PVC pipe 5/16 inch Metal Rod  Tools:  PVC c...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 05:26:25 PDT
Solar Powered Mp3 Player-Headlight Combo For Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Mp3-Player-Headlight-Combo-For-Bikes/
Solar Powered Mp3 Player-Headlight Combo For Bikes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/KRJL/HUJ97PLI/FDAKRJLHUJ97PLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/KRJL/HUJ97PLI/FDAKRJLHUJ97PLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/KRJL/HUJ97PLI/FDAKRJLHUJ97PLI.SMALL.jpg hobbyman There are already several similar products at the market that combine an mp3 player and a headlight, nearly all are made in china, they are mostly good but very expensive. A model is sold for 95€uros here. On the other hand, there are many headlights, hand torches and mp3 players which does the...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 02:31:24 PDT
Bike Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wall-Mount/
Bike Wall Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ZS8W/HTVIHX82/F92ZS8WHTVIHX82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ZS8W/HTVIHX82/F92ZS8WHTVIHX82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ZS8W/HTVIHX82/F92ZS8WHTVIHX82.SMALL.jpg Antonio Herrera In this instructable I will illustrate how to make an eye catching bike mount for the self motivated urban apartment dweller. The idea for this project sprouted when I myself was in the market for an artistic, good quality mount. I came across the Fixa mount, currently available on Etsy. I really li...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:32:58 PDT
Portable Bicycle Repair Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bicycle-Repair-Station/
Portable Bicycle Repair Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/T8VW/HU0GR2YO/FQ1T8VWHU0GR2YO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/T8VW/HU0GR2YO/FQ1T8VWHU0GR2YO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/T8VW/HU0GR2YO/FQ1T8VWHU0GR2YO.SMALL.jpg veryrealperson In this instructable, I will show you how to build an awesome portable bike repair station. Imagine having an entire bike shop on the rear rack of your bicycle! You can take this portable repair station to festivals, on bike paths or wherever your bike will go, using it for business or hobby pur...
By: veryrealperson

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:51:14 PDT
2 person rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-powered-buggy/
2 person rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/BOCB/HTLEB86H/FLRBOCBHTLEB86H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/BOCB/HTLEB86H/FLRBOCBHTLEB86H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/BOCB/HTLEB86H/FLRBOCBHTLEB86H.SMALL.jpg kurtz64 I set out to design and build a human powered buggy for a competition in the area. The front and the back are powered independently from one another through special hubs. I love these types of projects so I though it would be feasible. I was lucky enough to have a shop with a lot of material ...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:22:35 PDT
Bike pannier (front & rear) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-pannier-front-rear/
Bike pannier (front & rear) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SMALL.jpg TVG3000 Driving a bike is better for the environment than driving a car. But what if you have to carry a lot? Therefor a pannier could be handy. In this instructable we are going to create 1 front- and 2 rear-wheel panniers. This instructable is part of a system called Coffee Cycle: Biodegradable flower ...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:19:20 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
EASY Bike Handlebar/Fork Mount [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Bicycle-Camera-Mount/
EASY Bike Handlebar/Fork Mount [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/7GS3/HXEZ8O8K/FVC7GS3HXEZ8O8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/7GS3/HXEZ8O8K/FVC7GS3HXEZ8O8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/7GS3/HXEZ8O8K/FVC7GS3HXEZ8O8K.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everybody! In this i'ble I will show you how to make by yourself two super easy, strong, practical and very cheap bicycle mounts for your cameras.The full project costs less than 2€ (actually I spent 0€ because I already had a useless bike bell and an unused mini tripod) and it's very fast (I mad...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:16:26 PDT
Bike tool key set (MOD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-tool-key-set/
Bike tool key set (MOD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3RGJ/HT3E05SD/FEP3RGJHT3E05SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3RGJ/HT3E05SD/FEP3RGJHT3E05SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3RGJ/HT3E05SD/FEP3RGJHT3E05SD.SMALL.jpg stuartcom This is a guide on how to make your own flip out key set using a bike multi tool set kit Take off the tools Depending on how many keys you may have take off one side (or two) of the tools on the tool kit and check to see if the keys match up to the bolt that runs through it. If the keys don't ...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 12:10:55 PDT
How to make a "high-rider" Tall Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-high-rider-Tall-Bike/
How to make a "high-rider" Tall Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/Y46X/HT2U0481/FNEY46XHT2U0481.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/Y46X/HT2U0481/FNEY46XHT2U0481.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/Y46X/HT2U0481/FNEY46XHT2U0481.SMALL.jpg gkapriel Tall Bikes are a form of modified transportation that can be personalized by your choice of assemblage and bicycle selection. This particular style we call the "high-rider" for it's large front fork and similarity in design to a low-rider. Made by Gabriel Kaprielian and Garret Farmer. Find s...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 17:53:56 PDT